Early tapestry probably Oudenorde
Lovely tapestry fragment probably depicting a scene from the myth of mercury and Argus. The white cow would represent Lo turned in to a cow by Jupiter. Mercury killed Argus who was entrusted with taking care of Lo in order to release her.
Origin: Flemish or Dutch
Size: 264 x 262 cm
Date: First half 17 c
Condition: Great colours missing original top And bottom borders backed